A selection of antique locket brooches from the Georgian era or possibly early Victorian times.. Brooches like this were often worn as lace pins with several of them used to keep a lace shawl in place. These are pieces for the discerning antique jewellery collector but can still be worn today with care. All have a central locket compartment and fasten with a C shaped catch as you would expect in a piece of this age. Your choice is from:
This has flat cut garnets all the way around the edge and a row of tiny seed pearls inside this. In the middle there is a glass covered compartment which has a weave of hair inside. The whole of this piece is gold filled or a gold outer layer with a non gold inner. It is 1 1/4 inches across or about 3 cms.
With a row of French Jet stones around the edge and an inner row of tiny seed pearls this is a very smart pin indeed. It appears to be made of solid gold and measures about 2.2 cms or just under 1 inch long.
This is very nice as it has an unusual cushion shape . The stones around the edge are real garnets. !.5 cms long or just under 3/4 inch.
A very attractive jewel with flat amethyst coloured pastes around the edge of the seed pearl row. The glass has a hairline crack in it and it has been priced accordingly. Its 1 1/4 inches long.
A genuine piece of Georgian jewellery. It is made of gold and it is inscribed on the reverse "In memory of Mrs Ann Marden Obt 1sd May 1827, AET 62."The front of the brooch has a covered locket panel which contains a plait of hair. Around the edge are faceted French jet stones.This is slightly larger than normal for brooches like this of this age. It is around 3 cms or just over 1 inch across. In great condition.
F. 18 ct Brooch
A really attractive lace pin type brooch. This is made of 18 carat gold and has a glass covered central panel. It is 1 inch long. Being 18ct the gold is bright and shiny.